Hisashi Iwakuma

Mariners pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma didn't balk when this Newport Beach home came on the market

Mariners pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma didn't balk when this Newport Beach home came on the market

Seattle Mariners pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma, who nearly became a Dodger two years ago, has bought a home in Newport Beach for $3.5 million.

Completed last year, the traditional-style house was designed for indoor-outdoor living and entertaining.

Features of note include a two-story family room with a centerpiece fireplace, an open-plan kitchen with an oversized island and a glass-enclosed wine wall. Bi-folding doors open to patios and deck areas, extending the living space outdoors.

The master suite sports two walk-in closets and a freestanding soaking tub set against an artistic tile wall. There are five bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms in nearly...

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